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New Bedford Man Charged After Found Slumped in Car
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are charging a city man after he was found slumped over in his vehicle Monday morning.
New Bedford police responded to reports around 9:30 a.m. Monday of an unresponsive man in a car in the area of 39 Rockland Street near the city's South End...
Massachusetts City Testing Public Narcan Stash Boxes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts city is considering a proposal to create publicly accessible boxes containing Narcan, the medication used to counteract opioid overdoses.
Cambridge officials say a passer-by who found someone suffering from an overdose could administer the drug before medics ar…
Community Policing, Heroin Overdose Outreach Key, Says Chief
In a wide-ranging interview with WBSM's Brian Thomas, New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro touched on a lot of subjects that plague the police force, including panhandlers, shootings and drug overdoses.
Chief Cordeiro says the problem with the latter isn't with increased heroin use, but rather th…

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